Giving Thanks
Screech Owls On A Snowy Sunday

Eastern Screech-Owls Rediscovered

After being away for Thanksgiving, I was finally able to get back into Central Park on Saturday.  I was able to relocate the Eastern Screech-Owl I had seen two weeks ago.  It was in a nearby tree.

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Owls have very expressive faces.  Over the course of an hour, I got to see many expressions as people, dogs, blue-jays and a juvenile Red-tail hawk were in the neighborhood.

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Later in the day, we discovered that there were two owls. 

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I can't tell them apart just yet.  It will take a few more visits.

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This one flew out at 4:50.

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The second flew out a good 13 minutes later at 5:03.  I was able to find one of them at around 5:10 in a tree at the top of a hill.